Does love conquer all?

Does love conquer all?

A seemingly minor law about inheritance is in fact a major statement of Jewish values.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 8/27/2020, 10:07 AM
A Sage is greater than a Prophet

A Sage is greater than a Prophet

What for the Prophets was a dazzling vision of a distant future was, for the Sages, a practical programme.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 8/20/2020, 6:00 AM
The good society

The good society

Moses states a proposition that is the most fundamental one in Dvarim and one that would be echoed endlessly by Israel’s Prophets:Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 8/13/2020, 8:44 AM
The Covenant and the Love

The Covenant and the Love

Eikev 5780: What is the covenant, and what is the love that is distinct from the covenant?Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 8/6/2020, 8:00 AM
Followership

Followership

Covenant & Conversation Dvarim 5780: Faced with an angry mob, a leader is not always in control of the situation.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 7/24/2020, 9:32 AM
My Teacher: In Memoriam

My Teacher: In Memoriam

Judaism made an extraordinarily wise decision when it made teachers its heroes and lifelong education its passion..Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 7/17/2020, 5:15 PM
The hidden meaning of the Bilam story

The hidden meaning of the Bilam story

In the Bilam story, the Israelites were rescued from a danger they knew nothing about by a deliverance they knew nothing about.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 7/2/2020, 8:12 AM
Kohelet, Tolstoy and the Red Heifer

Kohelet, Tolstoy and the Red Heifer

The person in modern times who most deeply experienced and expressed what Kohelet felt was Tolstoy.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 6/25/2020, 9:17 PM
How not to argue

How not to argue

Korach and his cohorts wanted power, not truth, not for the sake of heaven. Today Korachs are to be found when power silences other truths.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 6/17/2020, 11:28 PM
What is going on?

What is going on?

In any critical situation, we need to ask: “What is happening? Of what story is this a part?" (For Shlach)Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 6/11/2020, 9:44 AM
Loneliness and Faith

Loneliness and Faith

When we are alone, He is with us. Great heroes of the human spirit met God in the silence of the lonely soul and felt His embrace.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 6/4/2020, 1:30 PM
Egalitarian Society, Jewish-style

Egalitarian Society, Jewish-style

The Jewish way to acheve a fair and just society is based on Judaism's most basic value. Riots do not achieve it, study does.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 6/1/2020, 5:31 PM
 How to enhance your Shavuot during the coronavirus pandemic

How to enhance your Shavuot during the coronavirus pandemic

Rabbi Lord Sacks and Chief Rabbi Mirviis present: A life of vertical & horizontal responsibility: Shavuot during the Coronavirus PandemicRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 5/26/2020, 3:00 PM
Ways of counting time: The Omer controversy

Ways of counting time: The Omer controversy

As the second part of the period of Counting the Omer begins, a deeper look at what it means.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 5/13/2020, 1:15 PM
Radical uncertainty - we can live with it

Radical uncertainty - we can live with it

We are the only people who can live in a shack with leaves as a roof and feel surrounded by clouds of glory. We cam live with uncertainty.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 5/7/2020, 11:49 PM
The Ethic of Holiness: Acharei Mot - Kedoshim 5780

The Ethic of Holiness: Acharei Mot - Kedoshim 5780

Covenant and Conversation: Finding faith in the parsha.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 4/30/2020, 11:55 AM
Watch: Inspiring words on Memorial Day and Independence Day

Watch: Inspiring words on Memorial Day and Independence Day

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks shares inspiring words on Memorial Day and Independence Day amid the coronavirus pandemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 2:35 AM
"Coronavirus will change everyone"

"Coronavirus will change everyone"

Rabbi Sacks' extended BBC Newsnight interview on the Coronavirus situation: "The sanctity of human life, is Judaism's highest ideal and sits above all other commandments." Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 3/19/2020, 7:38 AM
Former UK chief rabbi: Every Jew has a home in Israel

Former UK chief rabbi: Every Jew has a home in Israel

Rabbi Sacks: Amid enemies, Jews also have "very good friends." "Campaign against anti-Semitism in any country should be led by non-Jews.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2019, 2:15 PM
'You cannot sustain freedom on the basis of hostility and hate'

'You cannot sustain freedom on the basis of hostility and hate'

Former UK Chief Rabbi argued that a society that tolerates anti-Semitism or any form of hate has forfeited all moral credibility.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/21/2019, 10:26 PM
For Jeremy Corbyn: A true sense of British irony

For Jeremy Corbyn: A true sense of British irony

There are sound reasons for granting Jeremy Corbyn the British Zionist of the Year award. Daniel Pinner, 9/30/2018, 12:34 PM
Labour dismisses former Chief Rabbi's 'absurd' criticism

Labour dismisses former Chief Rabbi's 'absurd' criticism

Britain’s Labour Party criticizes former British Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks after he condemned Jeremy Corbyn as an anti-Semite.Ben Ariel, 8/30/2018, 5:42 AM
'Western Wall issue should be resolved through dialogue'

'Western Wall issue should be resolved through dialogue'

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks opposes Conversion Law, says Western Wall issue should be resolved through compromise.Uzi Baruch, London, 6/29/2017, 1:10 AM
Former UK Chief Rabbi: Broaden the Agenda

Former UK Chief Rabbi: Broaden the Agenda

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks calls to "broaden the agenda" when it comes to discussions of boycotts and anti-Semitism.Yoni Kempinski, 6/9/2015, 1:15 AM